Basic Porridge Recipe

Hi everyone,

I hope you all had a great weekend so far. My week was so busy with work that I was craving something easy for breakfast today. And what better is there as to make porridge aka oatmeal? It’s so easy, fast, filling and delicious. This basic porridge recipe only takes about 5-10 minutes to prepare. Porridge is a great oats based dish that you can eat savory and sweet. We like it sweet around here and like to spice it up once in a while. I might even add some varations at some point.

Let’s make some porridge shall we?

Basic Porridge Recipe

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Easy no knead and no rise Bread

Hi Lovelies,

this no knead and no rise bread recipe is the easiest thing I’ve ever made. The bread doesn’t need to rise and the oven doesn’t have to be preheated which makes it the easiest and quickest homemade bread I know. The flavour is also quiet delicious and due to using whole wheat flour it’s even healthier than most other breads! Add some seeds and you got yourself a perfect bread for breakfast, lunch or dinner. From start to finish you will need about 1 hour and 5 minutes to make this artisan bread. And the one hour is the baking time! So you can prepare that loaf, pop it in the oven, watch one 60 minutes Episode of whatever series you like (Baking Bread, I mean Breaking Bad ;) is almost 1 hour long) on Netflix (or Amazon Prime) and take that healthy little fella out. It couldn’t be any easier.

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Vegetarian Chili aka Chili sin Carne

Hi Lovelies,

as I already mentioned we try to eat a lot healthier around here which also includes eating less meat. So to make this possible we try to combine meat favorites with a vegetarian twist. I heard a lot of great things about soy granulat which is an soya product, also called soya meat. This soya variant is excellent for replacing ground beef in recipes as Burgers, Bolognese sauce, Chili non Carne and other things usually made with ground beef. 

Since it’s still winter (even though it’s not cold at all and you can walk around in T-Shirts) we were lusting after Chili. Instead of meat we gave the soy granulat a try and it’s actually quiet good! Even better on the next day as it is with meaty Chili. So I figured this dish is great for a meatless monday!

If you want to give it a try you’ll find the recipe for this vegetarian dish below. You can even make it began if you just leave the sour cream topic out of the picture.

Since today is Monday let’s make it a meatless one. Meatless Monday’s have become a thing and I actually think it’s a great idea! 

Chili sin Carne

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Soap Dispenser DIY

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We had an empty Jack Daniel’s bottle hanging around and I thought that it’s way to cool looking to end up in the trash. Why not use it as room decor instead? So as thrifty as I am I decided to upcycle it. I found a great looking Jack Daniel’s bottle into a DIY soap dispenser tutorial over at Curly Birds. This DIY craft takes about 5 minutes to accomplish once you have the right soap dispencer pump. It makes a great industrial, functional and useful addition to our small bathroom.

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Easy Chia Pudding Recipe

I hope you all had a great New Year’s celebration! Welcome 2016!
One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to eat healthier and try more new things. A few weeks ago I bought Chia Seeds because who hasn’t noticed the popular Chia Seeds, also known as Salvia hispanica, trend. So of course I had to try them too. Also Chia Pudding just looks pretty delicious, right?

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Star Wars: Concrete Death Star DIY

Hi there,

the new Star Wars 7 The Force Awakens is out! Who else is exited about that? I didn’t have a chance to see it yet but I can’t wait to finally go to the movies.

While living in America my hostkids even gave me the nickname Anakin for a while since Annika isn’t too far away from that haha.

In celebration of the new Star Wars movie and Christmas around the corner I did a little Star Wars related geeky DIY: Concrete Death Stars! But wait not just regular Death Stars but concrete Death Star Flower Pots and concrete Death Star tealight candle holders.

How does that sound? It’s so easy and cheap to make. Want to know how? Well let’s get started!

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3 ingredient Coconut macaroons

Hi everyone,

today I present to you the recipe for moist and chewy coconut macaroons. As mentioned in the Mailander Cookie recipe this is great to make in one sitting as you can use the leftover egg white from those buttery little treats for this yummy fluffy coconut macaroons recipe. In Germany they’re called Kokosmakronen. We make them every year due to how easy they are to prepare. You hardly need any baking skills to make coconut macaroons which makes it a perfect beginner recipe. Coconut Macaroons are gluten -free so they make a great gift for your friends who can’t have gluten.

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